Saturday, January 9, 2010

Progress of the Age

“Glory to de Lord!” exclaimed a snow-headed African the other day. “Glory to de Lord! I nebber spected to lib to see dis day. De white man hab to hab a pass but de nigger go whar he please wid out none! Glory to de Lord!”

– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Monday Morning, April 21, 1862, p. 2

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